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Poster: cashel Date: Jul 28, 2004 8:17am
Forum: movie_of_the_week Subject: Are Schools reducing (or eliminating) CRAFT WORk with students not learning craft skills??

Some years ago,classes for young girls in home economics(including cooking) and for boys there was instruction in metal & woodworking.Did these classes have value and are they being displaced by computer training.

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Poster: tom w. Date: Jul 28, 2004 9:04am
Forum: movie_of_the_week Subject: Re: Are Schools reducing (or eliminating) CRAFT WORk with students not learning craft skills??

yes, and yes

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Poster: ridetheory Date: Jul 28, 2004 1:09pm
Forum: movie_of_the_week Subject: Re: Are Schools reducing (or eliminating) CRAFT WORk with students not learning craft skills??

Slide rules were also replaced with calculators around the same time. I miss the analog world.

It's on-topic because slide rules are made of wood.

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Poster: cashel Date: Jul 28, 2004 1:38pm
Forum: movie_of_the_week Subject: vocation advice film

So is my post because the Forum is discussing a vocation film (one of many films that give useful info on choice of a career).

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Poster: ridetheory Date: Jul 28, 2004 2:18pm
Forum: movie_of_the_week Subject: Re: vocation advice film

Indeed it is.